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Welcome to the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy

The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy was founded in July 1972, and graduated its first students in 1973. Since that time, USASMA has graduated more than 120,000 Soldiers from various Noncommissioned Officer Education System courses, and continually adapts to meet the needs of our nation's defense. The Academy is headed by a three-star level nominative command sergeant major and is supported by a world-class staff and academic faculty.

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USASMA in the News

USAMSMA inducts two

Fellowship Program offers SGMs a masters in education

Twenty sergeants major will soon have an opportunity to teach the next generation of sergeants major through a fellowship program at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss, Texas, worth $27,000 per student. The one-year education program offers fellows a master’s degree in adult education from Pennsylvania State University and an additional three years’ service in the Army. [...]
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USASMA inducts two into Hall of Honor

Refreshing NCO History

Since the establishment of the Continental Army in 1775, noncommissioned officers have served as the backbone of the organization – accomplishing the mission and ensuring the welfare of their Soldiers. That history has been captured in a small building located on SSG Sims St. on East Fort Bliss. For years it was known as the Museum of the Noncommissioned Officer. Today it is called the Noncommissioned Officer Heritage and Education Center and is undergoing a revitalization. [...]
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Last Updated on March 6, 2015 11:06 AM

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